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Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman being felicitated by FLO President Pinky Reddy at an interactive sesion on "Stories That Matter - Journey of India's First Full-Time Defence Minister" in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind greets Commonwealth Games 2018 gold and silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind greets Commonwealth Games 2018 gold and silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal felicitates Commonwealth gold medal winner shooter Manu Bhaker, in Jhajjar.

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“I played for the love of the game,” said sporting legend Prakash Padukone on receiving the Badminton Association of India’s first ever Lifetime Achievement Award. His daughter Deepika, no mean achiever herself, couldn’t suppress her tears as she watched alongside her mother Ujjala and sister Anisha.

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Established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, the Legion of Honour has survived the rise and fall of many regimes to remain France’s highest honour. And now another knight joins the order’s serried ranks. In a ceremony held in Calcutta, the French ambassador conferred the honour on Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who thus follows in the footsteps of his mentor Satyajit Ray.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat being honoured during an inaugural function of Swami Vivekanand Cancer Hospital in Darbhanga.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the presentation ceremony of the National Bravery Awards 2017, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee exchanges greetings with different club officials and sports personality during the inauguration of 'Khela Sree' and felicitation programme of sports personalities of Bengal in Kolkata.

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Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi and Actress Aishwarya Bachchan during a felicitation programme of Women Achievers in New Delhi.

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Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand being felicitated by officials of All India Chess Federation and Tamil Nadu State Chess Association for winning World Rapid Chess Championship 2017, in Chennai.

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Newly elected Gujarat MLA and Dalit worker Jignesh Mevani being felicitated during a public meeting in Ahmedabad.

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Badminton players P. V. Sindhu and Srikanth Kidambi poses for a photo during a felicitation function organised by Team AP Bhavan at Dr. Ambedkar Auditorium, AP Bhavan, New Delhi.

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Badminton players P. V. Sindhu and Srikanth Kidambi during a felicitation function organised by Team AP Bhavan at Dr. Ambedkar Auditorium, AP Bhavan, New Delhi.

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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama (R) and ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar (L) after being felicitated during the Silver Jubilee Lecture on "Education for Wisdon and Compassion to Rebuild Nation", organized by Sheshadripuram Educational Trust in Bengaluru.

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Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C) and Information & Broadcasting, Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore felicitating the Football Legend Gurdev Singh, in New Delhi. Secretary (Sports)-cum-Director General, Sports Authority of India, Rahul Bhatnagar is also seen.

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Former footballer of Argentina Diego Maradona with his girlfriend after being felicitated in Kolkata.

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Indian women cricket team captain, Mithali Raj being felicitated by Smriti Irani, Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Television producer Ekta Kapoor at We The Woman summit in Mumbai.

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Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Indian boxer Mary Kom poses with the winners of the AIBA Youth Women's World Championships in New Delhi.

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Back in the day, next to Bombay, Delhi had the top cricket stars. Master twi­r­lyman Bis­han Bedi, the awe-insp­iring Jimmy Amar­­nath and the ever-­rel­iable Kirti Azad and Madan Lal all captained the state team, and were felicitated by the Delhi and District Cricket Ass­­­­ociation. So were other veterans of past seasons, like Prakash Bhandari, Venkat Sundaram, K.P. Bhaskar, Sanjeev Sharma—skippers all.

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The DDCA conclave pitched Virat Kohli at Bis­han Singh Bedi; respect was shown by the young man for his old coach, a hard taskmaster, who ret­­­urned love.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley honours Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar as Indian captain Virat Kohli looks on during 11th edition of CNN-News18 Indian of the Year Awards in New Delhi.

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Former women's cricket captain Anjum Chopra with former cricketers BS Bedi and Kirti Azad at the unveiling of 'Anjum Chopra Gate' at Ferozshah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.

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Former women's cricket captain Anjum Chopra at the unveiling of 'Anjum Chopra Gate' at Ferozshah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi. MAK Pataudi Hall of Fame was also unveiled at the stadium.

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Indian captain Virat Kohli after being felicitated at Delhi Captain Felicitation ceremony during the DDCA's 1st Annual Conclave 2017 at Ferozshah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.

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Legendary cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi felicitates Indian captain Virat Kohli at Delhi Captain Felicitation ceremony during the DDCA's 1st Annual Conclave 2017 at Ferozshah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being felicitated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a civic reception in Kolkata.

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Prime minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by the BJP workers during a public meeting in Bhuj.

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Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Dinesh Oraon felicitates freedom fighter Lal Ranvijay Nath Shahdev during 17th Foundation Day function of the Assembly in Ranchi.

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Olympic-medal winner boxer MC Mary Kom being felicitated with a traditional Assamese Japi (hat) and Gamocha during the opening ceremony of AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship in Guwahati.

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BJP MP Varun Gandhi being felicitated as he delivers a lecture on 'Bharat Nav Nirman Ke Liye Nayi Soch' at the ITA Machkhoa, in Guwahati.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis felicitating noted music composer Hridaynath Mangeshkar as legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar looks on at a function at Dadar in Mumbai.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being felicitated at Karnataka Legislative Assembly in Bengaluru.

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Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj being felicitated during the FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) interactive session "Breaking The Boundaries with Indian Cricket Girls", in New Delhi.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis felicitates NCP President Sharad Pawar, at a programme in Amravati.

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Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu (2nd R) being felicitated by a memento during the silver jubilee celebration of Calvary English School, Moinhappa Itanagar.

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Central Vigilance Commissioner K. V. Chowdary being honoured with Ramineni Foundation’s this year’s Vishshista Puraskaram, at a function in Vijayawada.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presenting the 18th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for excellence in public administration, academics & management - 2017 to Sulabh International Founder Bindeshwar Pathak in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Vayosgreshtha Samman 2017 to Indian Boxing coach G S Sandhu at a function in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C), Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore felicitates India U-17 World Cup football team captain Amarjit Singh Kiyam during the Assocham Industry Discussion & Felicitation Sessions, in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C), Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore addresses during the Assocham Industry Discussion & Felicitation Sessions on FIFA U-17 World Cup, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu honouring the achievers of 'Crusade for Toilets' at the 'Swachhta Hi Seva' and 'A Crusade for Toilets' programme under Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, at Konnur village in Gadag district.

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Indian Chamber of Commerce President Shashwat Goekna felicitates Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith in Kolkata evening on the eve of 100th ODI match of his career against India.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presents certificate to cantonment board members during the felicitation for ODF certificate at BHU, in Varanasi.

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Indian muscle at the World Badminton Championships caused serious consternation among the badminton strongholds in Eur­ope, China, Japan and Indonesia. The stars of the surge, Sri­kanth, P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, thanked the government for their support, noted the sport’s growth here and pledged to scale the summit.

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Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand with badminton players Shrikanth Kidambi, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal during a felicitation function in New Delhi.

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Badminton players PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal during a felicitation function in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Ahmed Patel being felicitated at the party's "Satya Vijay Sammelan" in Surat.

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Wrestler Gargi Yadav receiving Rani Laxmi Bai award from Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath at Khel Diwas function in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditiyanath honoring Indian women's cricket team member Poonam Yadav in Lucknow. Dy CM Dinesh Sharma and UP Sports Minister Chetan Chauhan are also seen.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu being greeted by the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu C Vidyasagar Rao as Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananth Kumar looks on at the event of “Interaction with the Students “after the inauguration of exhibition “New India-We Resolve to Make” at Anna University, in Chennai.

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Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu is presented a portrait by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (R) at a felicitation function at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad. Telangana Governor ESL Narsimhan and Union minister of state Bandaru Dattatreya are also seen.

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Vice President-elect M Venkaiah Naidu being felicitated at a function in Bengaluru.

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Indian women's national team captain Mithali Raj and star all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur at a felicitating event for India women's cricket team in New Delhi.

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Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel with India women's cricket team at a felicitating event, at his residence in New Delhi.

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Vice president M Hamid Ansari presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to BJP senior leader LK Advani during the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2017 function, in New Delhi.

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Newly elected president Ram Nath Kovind with his family members during a felicitation programme, in New Delhi.

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Newly elected president Ram Nath Kovind during a felicitation programme, in New Delhi.

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Newly elected president Ram Nath Kovind receives greetings from Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley felicitating former RBI Governor C Rangarajan at the 36th NABARD Foundation Day and Silver Jubilee of SHG Bank Linkage Programme, in New Delhi.

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All Indian medal winners of 22nd Asian Atheletics meet pose with Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik after he felecitated a cash award of Rs 10 Lakh each to Gold winners, 7.5 lakh to Silver and 5 lakh to Bronze medalists each in a felicitation ceremony, in Bhubaneswar.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik felicitates UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as Goa Governor Mridula Sinha looks at a function organised to honour peoples' representatives and officials of booths where maximum polling took place, at Rajbhawan in Lucknow.

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Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi and Actress Hrishitaa Bhatt at an event to felicitate family members of CRPF personnel martyred in Sukma attack, in Patna.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari felicitating national shooter Aayisha Falaq, who bravely fought with the kidnappers, in New Delhi.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari felicitating national shooter Aayisha Falaq, who bravely fought with the kidnappers, in New Delhi.

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External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj felicitates the regional passport officers from accross the country at the 50-year celebrations to mark the Passport Act in New Delhi. Also seen are Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha and Minister of State, External Affairs: MJ Akbar and VK Singh.

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Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar with the recipients of the “Gun Gaurav Samman 2017”, at function, in New Delhi. The Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey is also seen.

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Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Jitendra Singh in a group photograph with the top 20 achievers of Civi Services Examinations 2016 at a felicitation function, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee honours Tamil Nadu-based Amar Sewa Sangam during the presentation function of Dr. Ambedkar National Award for Social Understanding & Upliftment of Weaker Sections for the year 2011, 2012 and 2014, in New Delhi. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawar Chand Gehlot, the MoS for Social Justice & Empowerment, Vijay Sampla and the Secretary, Ministry for Social Justice and Empowerment G. Latha Krishna Rao are also seen.

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MP Shashi Tharoor felicitated womens rights activist Kamla Bhasin during the Laadli awards, in Mumbai.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, greets Sergei Kramarenko, WWII veteran, Hero of the Soviet Union at a reception marking the 72th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany, in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

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Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar being felicitated with an Assamese Japi during the inaugural ceremony of North Eastern Region Workshop on Innovations and Best Practice in School Education, organized by MHRD in Guwahati.

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Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar makes a speech on stage flanked by Indian child actor Sunny Pawar after Tendulkar was presented his Fellowship award at the seventh annual Asian Awards at the London Hilton on Park Lane hotel, in London.

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Best Actor award winner Akshay Kumar with Bollywood director Madhur Bhandarkar at the 64th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Best actress award winner Surabhi Lakshmi takes selfie with actress Sonam Kapoor at the 64th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Best actress award winner Surabhi Lakshmi exchanges greetings with Malyalam actor Mohanlal at the 64th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan, in New Delhi. Surabhi has been named as the best actress for her role in film Minnaminungu-The Firefly.

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President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Rajat Kamal Award to the Director: Vasanth S. Sai, for Best Film on Social Issues(Shared): Sanath, in Non-Feature Film Section, at the 64th National Film Awards Function, in New Delhi.

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Actress Sonam Kapoor receives Best Hindi Film Award for Neerja from President Pranab Mukherjee at the 64th National Film Awards function, in New Delhi. MoS for I & B Rahyavardhan Singh Rathore are also seen.

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Best Actor award winner Akshay Kumar and actor Anil Kapoor exchange greetings as Dadasaheb Phalke award winner K Vishwanath during the 64th National Film Awards function, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee presents Best Child Actor Award to Adish Praveen for Kunju Daivam (Malayalam) at the 64th National Film Awards function, in New Delhi. MoS for I & B Rahyavardhan Singh Rathore is also seen.

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President Pranab Mukherjee presents Best Supporting Actress Award to Zaira Wasim for Dangal at the 64th National Film Awards function, in New Delhi. MoS for I & B Rahyavardhan Singh Rathore is also seen.

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President Pranab Mukherjee presents Special Jury Award to Malayalam actor Mohanlal at the 64th National Film Awards function, in New Delhi. MoS for I & B Rahyavardhan Singh Rathore is also seen.

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Akshay Kumar son Aarav Kumar and wife Twinkle Khanna at the 64th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee presents Best Actress Award to Surabhi Lakshmi at the 64th National Film Awards function, in New Delhi. I & B Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of State for I & B, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore are also seen.

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Actor Akshay Kumar poses for photographs after receiving Best Actor award from President Pranab Mukherjee at the 64th National Film Awards function, in New Delhi. I & B Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of State for I & B, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore are also seen.

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President Pranab Mukherjee presents Dadasaheb Phalke Award to Telugu filmmaker K Vishwanath at the 64th National Film Awards function in New Delhi.

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64th National Film Award winners Sonam Kapoor (special mention), Surabhi Lakshmi (best actress) and Akshay Kumar (best actor) during the national film awards presentation ceremony, in New Delhi.

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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar felicitates former women cricketers on behalf of BCCI before the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Ferozshah Kotla, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee looks on as Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a banquet hosted in honour of Turkish President at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Chancellor Lt Gen (Retd.) MA Zaki greets Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after conferring on him the honorary doctorate degree at a special convocation at Jamia Millia Islamia University, in New Delhi.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat being felicitated by Lata Mangeshkar during the Dinanath Mangeshkar 75th death anniversary, in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's estranged wife Jashodaben being felicitated at a Sahu Samaj function, in Patna.

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